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Truven Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals
New Study: Meet the 50 Highest-Performing Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S.

Truven Health Analytics™, an IBM® Company, has released the latest study in its 100 Top Hospitals® program — naming the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the nation based on a balanced scorecard of clinical, operational, and financial performance measures. See who made the list — and what benchmarks they’re setting for the industry. Plus, this year’s study offers cardiovascular care trend analysis for the first time.  
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Executive Compensation Study

Truven Health Analytics™ and Mercer teamed to investigate whether there is a correlation between CEO compensation and hospital performance on a balanced scorecard. The study showed there is a strong alignment for the highest level of performance. However, the study also found that 80% of hospitals do not perform well on a balanced scorecard. Instead, compensation appears to be designed to incent the CEO to pursue metrics mandated by CMS – leading to potentially dangerous imbalances in performance. Download the white paper


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Baldrige and 100 Top Hospitals: Redefining Excellence
Congratulations to 2014 Baldrige award recipients and 100 Top Hospitals winners Hill Country Memorial, Fredericksburg, TX and St. David’s HealthCare, Austin, TX. The correlation between Baldrige award recipients and 100 Top Hospitals winners was cited by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Truven Health SVP Jean Chenoweth, comments on effects a leadership team has, resulting in performance excellence.



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For 20+ years, Truven Health Analytics has produced the esteemed 100 Top Hospitals® study — identifying the best hospitals in the nation based on independent, public data and providing unique insights into the balanced organizational performance of all U.S. hospitals.